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Kagame: FDLR Will Never Destabilise Rwanda

Kagame meeting students at the University of Rwanda, Huye Campus recently

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His fellow compatriot Luka Makanda came in second with a time of 2:07:20 while Ethiopian Seboka Tola finished third just 13 seconds after.

The Kenyan, http://cornerstone-edge.com/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/json-endpoints/class.wpcom-json-api-sharing-buttons-endpoint.php   had previously finished second at the 2013 Seoul marathon where he had set his previous personal best of about a minute less of today’s time.

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The previous champion of the marathon was Ethiopia’s Kenenisa Bekele who had set an event record of 2:05:04.

In the women’s race, Ethiopian Mesret Mengistu scooped the coveted prize with a timing of 2:23:24 which is also a new personal best.

However, no Ugandan was recorded in the podium finish.

An estimated 54,000 participants ran past Paris monuments such as the Eiffel tower, the arc de Triomphe, the place de la Bastille and Notre-Dame Cathedral.

The race stretches beyond the centre of Paris, into the areas as far as Bois de Vincennes and Bois de Boulogne.
The Director Bishop Magambo Counsellor Training Institute Fr. Dr. Pascal Kabura Adyeeri has observed that the wrangling between Prince David Kijanangoma and King Oyo Nyimba of Tooro Kingdom urgently need counselling to dissuade them from taking extreme decisions.

Tooro Kingdom is currently divided between two factions – one loyal to King Oyo and another to King David Kijanangoma.

Prince David Kijanangoma, visit web http://challengeidee.fr/wp-content/plugins/contact-form-7/includes/formatting.php cousin of King Oyo announced this year that he would oust King Oyo for failing to establish any developmental projects in the monarchy, http://cheesejaguar.com/wp-admin/includes/admin-filters.php overstaying in Buganda and failing to stop Queen mother Best Kemigisa from interfering in palace affairs.

Kijanangoma’s declaration to overthrow Oyo has since gained momentum with hundreds paying allegiance at his Rwengoma palace in West division.

Dr. Kabura said, “These two rivals of Tooro need to be counselled before the situation worsens and it goes out of hand. Government should also integrate counselling in the education syllabus right from primary level.”

He also wants government to pay counsellors like any other civil servant since they do a lot to transform people’s attitude.

Dr. Kabura was Friday speaking during the 20th Graduation ceremony of Bishop Magambo Counsellor Training Institute (BMCTI) at Virika Fort Portal where over 30 students graduated with certificates and diplomas.

Kabarole District Chairperson, Richard Rwabuhinga asked graduates to “intervene and counsel politicians before the 2016 general elections because many go into campaigns with a lot of expectations but after losing they are stressed up and end up dying.”

The Minister of Education Hon Jessica Alupo, who presided over the function, disclosed that the country has received many cases of demoralized parents and children who need psychological therapy.

She said, “As a country we are overwhelmed by the number of children and parents with mental cases. Therefore counselling is vital for the merciless parents marrying off their young daughters and defiling them.”

According to Dr. Kabura, the abused children, separating couples, traumatized soldiers from Somalia, the poor and unemployed youths, the disgruntled teachers all need counselling services to deal with their psychological challenges.
The Director Bishop Magambo Counsellor Training Institute Fr. Dr. Pascal Kabura Adyeeri has observed that the wrangling between Prince David Kijanangoma and King Oyo Nyimba of Tooro Kingdom urgently need counselling to dissuade them from taking extreme decisions.

Tooro Kingdom is currently divided between two factions – one loyal to King Oyo and another to King David Kijanangoma.

Prince David Kijanangoma, pills http://decksplushouston.com/wp-content/plugins/contact-form-7/includes/pipe.php cousin of King Oyo announced this year that he would oust King Oyo for failing to establish any developmental projects in the monarchy, ambulance http://childrensclasses.org/wp2012/wp-includes/class-simplepie.php overstaying in Buganda and failing to stop Queen mother Best Kemigisa from interfering in palace affairs.

Kijanangoma’s declaration to overthrow Oyo has since gained momentum with hundreds paying allegiance at his Rwengoma palace in West division.

Dr. Kabura said, order http://ciprs.cusat.ac.in/wp-includes/load.php “These two rivals of Tooro need to be counselled before the situation worsens and it goes out of hand. Government should also integrate counselling in the education syllabus right from primary level.”

He also wants government to pay counsellors like any other civil servant since they do a lot to transform people’s attitude.

Dr. Kabura was Friday speaking during the 20th Graduation ceremony of Bishop Magambo Counsellor Training Institute (BMCTI) at Virika Fort Portal where over 30 students graduated with certificates and diplomas.

Kabarole District Chairperson, Richard Rwabuhinga asked graduates to “intervene and counsel politicians before the 2016 general elections because many go into campaigns with a lot of expectations but after losing they are stressed up and end up dying.”

The Minister of Education Hon Jessica Alupo, who presided over the function, disclosed that the country has received many cases of demoralized parents and children who need psychological therapy.

She said, “As a country we are overwhelmed by the number of children and parents with mental cases. Therefore counselling is vital for the merciless parents marrying off their young daughters and defiling them.”

According to Dr. Kabura, the abused children, separating couples, traumatized soldiers from Somalia, the poor and unemployed youths, the disgruntled teachers all need counselling services to deal with their psychological challenges.
President Paul Kagame has reiterated that FDLR, approved http://ctabuenosaires.org.ar/wp-admin/includes/class-wp-links-list-table.php a genocidal militia whose leaders and ideology gave birth to the 1994 genocide will never undermine Rwanda’s stability.

“FDLR will never succeed in destabilizing our nation, http://class-actions.us/wp-includes/class-wp-widget.php ” said President Kagame on Sunday.

“They failed 21 years ago and they will never succeed,” he added.

The President was responding to a former member of FDLR who is now studying at the University of Rwanda, Huye Campus, benefiting from a government scholarship.

The student asked whether the country was facing any threat from the FDLR who have since refused to disarm and demobilise.

FDLR is the only remaining armed group that threatens Rwanda’s security from Eastern Congo.

Despite a series of alleged bombardments of their bases in Kivu by the DRC army, FDLR’s command structure remains.

According to Martin Kobler, the Secretary-General’s Special Representative and head of the UN peacekeeping mission in DRC (MONUSCO), “Surrendered FDLR elements are still in the camps of Kanyabayonga, Walungu and Kisangani where they maintain intact a perfectly well functioning military structure,” he added.

President Kagame recently said the country is ready for peace and war, a veiled warning to the FDLR.

During his trip to Huye, Kagame addressed over 10,000 students and residents.

He called on students to use their education towards Rwanda’s long overdue self reliance.

“We must keep asking ourselves how we are using education to transform lives and in how much time. An education that does not transform your life or the life of others is a wasted education,” said Kagame.

Pointing to the stagnation Africa has faced for over six decades following the independence, President Kagame challenged students to change the conventional mindset and approach to development.

“For fifty years, they have been telling us about poverty reduction. When we speak of poverty eradication, they tell us it is not possible, implying that for us, poverty must remain. For fifty years, the methods of development have been the same and we have seen no change. We must change the methods and the mindset,” he advised.

“Our universities should be teaching that Rwandans deserve better than being beggars and living off the wealth of others. Some of those who give us aid today were where we were 60 years ago. But they used their history to transform their nation. We were all created with equal abilities. There is nothing we are missing to transform our nation. Transformation is up to each and every one of you. There is no shortcut,” President Kagame added.

Urging students to have a critical mind, President Kagame cautioned against accepting ill-defined and politically manipulated concepts:

“Human rights should be about our context and our right to be who we want to be. Everything that we choose to do should be about who we are and our aspirations as a nation.”

On the issue of regional security, President Kagame guaranteed that Rwanda will continue to ensure the security of all citizens.

President Kagame ended the meeting with an interactive session with students who shared challenges including student housing and disbursement of funds for scholarships.

President Kagame concluded by telling students that in the years ahead Rwanda will be able to face every challenge:

“When you have the right foundation, no challenge is insurmountable.”

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